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    Mueller probing $150K donation to Trump from Ukrainian billionaire who gave millions to Clintons
    Apr10

    Mueller probing $150K donation to Trump from Ukrainian billionaire who gave millions to Clintons

    FBI special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly investigating a $150,000 payment from a Ukrainian billionaire to President Donald Trump’s foundation in 2015, according to the New York Times. That same Ukrainian man, steel magnate Victor Pinchuk, has donated millions of dollars to Bill and Hillary Clinton’s foundation over the years....

    Rio Tinto Aluminum CEO hopes ‘common sense’ will prevail on trade actions
    Apr10

    Rio Tinto Aluminum CEO hopes ‘common sense’ will prevail on trade actions

    MONTREAL — The head of Rio Tinto’s aluminum division says he expects “common sense” will prevail regarding Canada’s tariff exemption by the U.S. and a potential trade battle with China. Alf Barrios says he hopes the U.S. administration will not end the steel and aluminum tariff exemption for Canada that is set to expire...

    What Michael Cohen knows about Trump, Russia, and Stormy Daniels
    Apr10

    What Michael Cohen knows about Trump, Russia, and Stormy Daniels

    The Russia investigation struck President Donald Trump’s inner circle Monday when the FBI raided the home, hotel and office of his most loyal deputy, Michael Cohen. Trump called it an “attack on our country in a true sense,” and then appeared to lob a threat at Special Counsel Robert Mueller: “Many people have said you should fire him,” he...

    Search warrant reveals Mueller’s interest in Manafort’s actions during Trump campaign
    Apr10

    Search warrant reveals Mueller’s interest in Manafort’s actions during Trump campaign

    Watch Video WASHINGTON DC — Search warrant documents used by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators reveal how agents zeroed in on potential criminal activity related to New Britain native Paul Manafort’s time as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman. The documents, used to obtain a search warrant in building the case against...

    Ruble drops; Russian oligarchs lose $16 billion after Trump sanctions
    Apr10

    Ruble drops; Russian oligarchs lose $16 billion after Trump sanctions

    The latest round of sanctions imposed on Russia by the Trump administration seem to be having a noticeable impact on the wallets of oligarchs in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. The value of the Russian ruble has dropped by at least 2 percent, and the targeted oligarchs have reportedly lost roughly $16 billion. On Friday,...

    Merkel: New Pipeline Impossible Without Clarity For Ukraine
    Apr10

    Merkel: New Pipeline Impossible Without Clarity For Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that a new natural-gas pipeline linking Russia with Germany cannot go ahead without clarity on Ukraine’s role as a gas transit route. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Arrested Ukrainian Lawmaker Savchenko’s Home, Office Searched
    Apr10

    Arrested Ukrainian Lawmaker Savchenko’s Home, Office Searched

    Ukrainian law enforcement officers have searched the home and office of lawmaker Nadia Savchenko, who is in jail pending trial on charges of plotting a terrorist attack on parliament with grenades and automatic weapons. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    FBI raid on Michael Cohen has one real target — and Donald Trump knows it
    Apr10

    FBI raid on Michael Cohen has one real target — and Donald Trump knows it

    AP/Getty/Salon President Trump made a statement on Monday that many …read more Source:...

    Germany’s Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link
    Apr10

    Germany’s Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is promising to consider the impact of a new Russian-German gas pipeline on Ukraine as plans progress. The Nord Stream 2 pipeline would pump Russian gas … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Germany’s Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link
    Apr10

    Germany’s Merkel seeks to assure Ukraine on Russian gas link

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is promising to consider the impact of a new Russian-German gas pipeline on Ukraine as plans progress. …read more Source: FOX...